Jeter was born in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, on June 26, 1974. His mother, Dorothy (née Connors), an accountant, is of Irish, as well as some German and English, ancestry. His father, Sanderson Charles Jeter, Ph.D., a substance abuse counselor, is African-American. They met while serving in the United States Army in Germany. His father played baseball at Fisk University in Tennessee as.. read more →

Joseph Torre was born July 18, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of five children, two girls and three boys to a New York City Police officer father and a mother, Margaret. He is of Italian descent. His siblings include two older brothers, Frank Torre, and Rocco, and an older sister, Marguerite.  Torre followed.. read more →

Gehrig was born in 1903 at 309 East 94th Street in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan; he weighed almost 14 pounds (6.4 kg) at birth. He was the second of four children of German immigrants, Christina Foch (1881–1954) and Heinrich Gehrig (1867–1946). His father was a sheet metal worker by trade but frequently unemployed due to alcoholism, and his mother, a maid, was the main breadwinner and.. read more →

Guidry was born in Lafayette, Louisiana where he pitched for the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette.) He began his career pitching briefly in the 1975 and 1976 seasons after 4 years in the minors. In 1977, he began as a relief pitcher but was moved into the starting rotation. He helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Series championship in 1977 and 1978. In those two.. read more →

Stengel was born on July 30, 1890, in Kansas City, Missouri. He played sandlot baseball as a child, and also played baseball, football and basketball at Central High School. His basketball team won the city championship, while the baseball team won the state championship. Stengel had no particular vision of sports as a long-term profession, but,.. read more →

Posada was born on August 17, 1971, in the Santurce district of San Juan, Puerto Rico to a Cuban father and a Dominican mother. He attended Alejandrino High School in San Juan, where he participated in several sports, including baseball. He was named to the all-star team in 1988–89 as a short stop. He also umpired for the girls’ softball team. Posada’s SAT scores were not high enough for him to enroll in.. read more →

Ford was a native of the Astoria neighborhood of Queens in New York City, a few miles by the Triborough Bridge from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. He graduated from the Manhattan High School of Aviation Trades. Ford was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1947, and played his entire career with them. He was nicknamed “Whitey” while in.. read more →

Munson was born in Akron, Ohio to Darrell Vernon Munson and Ruth Myrna Smylie, the youngest of four children. His father was a World War II veteran who became a truck driverwhile his mother was a homemaker. When he turned eight, the Munson family moved to nearby Canton, Ohio. He was taught how to play baseball by his older brother Duane, and.. read more →

Roger Eugene Maras was born on September 10, 1934 in Hibbing, Minnesota, later changing his surname to Maris. Maris’ parents, Rudolph S. “Rudy” Maras and Corrine (née Perkovich), were both of Croatian origin. Roger had a brother, Rudy (known as “Buddy”) who was a year older. Rudy developed polio in 1951. The Maras family moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1942.. read more →

Mantle was born on October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, the son of lead miner Elvin Charles “Mutt” Mantle (1912–1952) and Lovell (née Richardson) Mantle (1904–1995). He was of at least partial English ancestry; his great-grandfather, George Mantle, left Brierley Hill, in England’s Black Country, in 1848.   Click here to purchase Mickey Mantle’s Retired Number Plaque!    .. read more →

George Herman Ruth Jr. was born in 1895 at 216 Emory Street in Pigtown, a working-class section of Baltimore, Maryland, named for its meat-packing plants. Its population included recent immigrants from Ireland, Germany and Italy, and African Americans. Ruth’s parents, George Herman Ruth, Sr. (1871–1918) and Katherine Schamberger, were both of German American ancestry. According.. read more →

Andy Pettitte was born on June 15, 1972, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is of Italian and Cajun descent, and the younger of two children born to Tommy and JoAnn Pettitte. He attended Deer Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, where he pitched for the school’s baseball team. His fastball ranged from between 85.. read more →

Mariano Rivera was born on November 29, 1969 to parents Mariano Rivera Palacios and Delia Jiron. Born as the second child, Mariano has one older sister (Delia) and two younger brothers (Alvaro and Giraldo). The family lived in Puerto Caimito, a poor fishing village in Panama. His father was the captain of a fishing boat,.. read more →

Jackson was born in the Wyncote neighborhood of Cheltenham Township, just north of Philadelphia. His father was Martinez Jackson, a half Puerto Rican, who worked as a tailor and who was a former second baseman with the Newark Eagles of Negro league baseball. He was the youngest of four children from his mother, Clara. He.. read more →

Joe DiMaggio was born on November 25, 1914 in Martinez, California, the eighth of nine children born to Sicilian immigrants Giuseppe (1872–1949) and Rosalia (Mercurio) (1878–1951) DiMaggio . He was delivered by a midwife identified on his birth certificate as Mrs. J. Pico. He was named Paolo after his father Giuseppe’s favorite saint, Saint Paul. The family moved to nearby San.. read more →

William Malcom Dickey was born on June 6th, 1907 in Bastrop, Louisiana. He was one of seven children to parents John and Laura Dickey. His father, John, worked as a brakeman for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. He had also played semi-professional baseball for a team based in Memphis Tennessee. Eventually, the family moved to Kennett,.. read more →

  Well friends, it is a bittersweet day for Baseball fans. The World Series is over, marking the end of the 2016 season. Even though we won’t be seeing our beloved Yanks take the field for quite some time, the Yankees announced that they are undergoing some major changes to Yankee Stadium. According to The.. read more →

CC Sabathia, left-handed pitcher for the Yankees, is scheduled to have knee surgery sometime next week, according to Brian Cashman. This was announced during the general manager’s season-ending news conference at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Cashman said the unspecified problem has been pending toward the end of a season. Sabathia finished with a 9-12 record and.. read more →

Elston Gene “Ellie” Howard was born on February 23, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Emmaline Webb and Travis Howard. A schoolteacher in Sikeston, Missouri, Emmaline fled to St. Louis when Howard, her principal, refused to marry her. She worked to become a dietitian, and when Elston Howard was 5 years old, she.. read more →

24-year-old Ben Gamel is the younger brother of former Brewers top prospect Mat Gamel and made his Major League debut with the Yanks earlier this year in May. He’s logged just 10 plate appearances at the big league level (eight official at-bats), collecting one hit and one walk, but turned in a very solid season.. read more →

Philip Francis ” Phil Rizzuto “, aka “The Scooter,” was born on September 25, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of a street car motorman. In the past, there has been confusion about his year of birth, stemming from Rizzuto’s “shaving a year off” the date at the beginning of his pro career, on the advice of.. read more →

With all of the records in Major League Baseball, it can be hard to loose track of who makes them and who breaks them. Although there seems to be a record for just about everything, here is a list of hitting records that may just be unbreakable. Most career hits – 4,256 Set by Pete Rose,.. read more →

At this point, Baseball season is in full swing and with so much going on, it can be easy to loose track of important scores and stats. But, have no fear, because there is an app for that! The following is a list of the very best baseball apps to help you keep track of your.. read more →

Alfred Manuel ” Billy ” Martin was born to parents Alfred Manuel Pesano, Sr. and Joan Salvini “Jenny” Pesano in Berkeley, California in 1928. Eight short months later, Martin’s father abandoned the family, leaving Jenny to raise her son on her own. Eventually, Jenny changed Billy’s last name to “Martin” because she did not want him to.. read more →

George Steinbrenner wasn’t called “The Boss” because of his charming personality. The man knew what had to be done and made it happen no matter the repercussions. If he was still around today, he would definitely have some opinions on the Yankees and probably fire a few people. If The Boss were still in control.. read more →

Bernabé Williams Figueroa Jr., or as many may know him as Bernie Williams, was born on September 13, 1968 to Bernabé Williams Figueroa Sr., a merchant marine and dispatcher, and Rufina Williams, a retired principal and college professor. Williams not only fell in love with Baseball but also music during his youth. His father brought.. read more →

Sadly, we lost another Yankees great on the 13th of January. Luis Arroyo, the first Puerto Rican pitcher to ever play on the New York Yankees passed away on Wednesday from cancer. He was 88 years old. Arroyo teamed up with the Yankees between 1960-1963, where he finished sixth in AL MVP voting after posting a.. read more →

Nearly all of us know who Joe DiMaggio is, if not from his outstanding baseball career, then from his marriage to Marilyn Monroe. No matter how you remember this baseball legend, the one thing that has stood the test of time is his 56 game hitting streak. Nobody in baseball has been able to beat this.. read more →

The Yankees have been one of the most noted teams throughout history. Between shattering records and winning countless World Series, the Yankees have always been in the spotlight. But how did it all start? Well, in 1903, the Highlanders, as they were first called, were purchased from Baltimore and moved to New York. Their famous pinstripe.. read more →

If you’re a Yankees fan, then you know that after every game Frank Sinatra blares from the speakers of Yankee Stadium. How did this New York anthem come to be famously connected with the Yankees? It all began with George Steinbrenner. He was a huge fan of music and frequented many clubs in the area… read more →

Sadly, we lost one of baseball’s greats yesterday. Yogi Berra — Hall of Famer, all-time Yankees legend, World War II veteran, master of misstatement and beloved international icon, is gone. Berra died Tuesday night at the age of 90. Berra is most readily linked to championships in the game he played from 1946, when he.. read more →

Did you know that today in 1972, former Major Leaguer Morris “Moe” Berg died at the age of 70? Although he was a Major League Baseball star, he gained much greater fame for other roles. The multi-talented Berg earned distinction as an attorney, linguist, mathematician, and most curiously, as an American spy. During a 1934.. read more →

Hey Yankees Fans! Check out this Stadium Facade that one of our customers got creative with. Lighting was installed behind the panels to create one of a kind ambiance lighting. This customer had his entire basement installed with Tall Facade wall paneling. His basement has the authentic feeling of being at Yankees Stadium by having rope lighting.. read more →

#throwbackthursday Mickey Mantle was well known for his homers. One time Mantle actually hit a piece of façade when he slammed one out of the park! Here is a list of Mickey Mantles top ten home runs from themick.com:        (1) 734 feet (5/22/63, Yankee Stadium Facade* – Pitcher: Bill Fischer, Kansas City.. read more →

Here are some great photographs of Yankee Stadium from 1921 to 1937 for #throwbackthursday.  Just look at that façade! This gallery was created by native New Yorker Paul Plaine. Plaine does advertising work and is an avid photographer. He sells all kinds of baseball related prints in many different sizes and on different types of.. read more →

Hey Yankees fans! Do you wish you could catch a foul ball at a game? Do you wish you could avoid catching foul balls at a game? Do you always get stuck sitting next to a rowdy family? Then take a look at this iPhone app called ideal seat. The makers of this app collected.. read more →

Save the date! Bernie Williams night is Sunday, May 24, 2015. There will be a monument park plaque dedication ceremony followed by the game at 8:05 PM. Everyone who attends will receive a Bernie Williams collector card! http://ow.ly/Lj9nZ   read more →

It’s opening day! Celebrate with Yankees Retired Number Plaques for 3 great Yankees Legends: Jorge Posada #20 Andy Pettite #46 Bernie Williams #51 read more →

Opening Day is rapidly approaching! Here are some fun facts about Yankees opening day. http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/yankees-opening-day-history-stats-and-fun-facts-1.10134608 read more →

Take a look at the NYY Steakhouse! They have locations in New York and Florida! http://ow.ly/vx6ez read more →